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admonish

verb [T]  /ədˈmɑn·ɪʃ, æd-/ us  
to warn someone not to do something, usually in a kind way, or to tell someone to do something: His mother admonished him for eating too quickly.
admonition
noun [C]  /ˌæd·məˈnɪʃ·ən/ ( also admonishment,  /ədˈmɑn·ɪʃ·mənt, æd-/) us  
As I left I heard my husband’s admonition – "Don’t be late."
Translations of “admonish”
in Spanish amonestar…
in French réprimander…
in German ermahnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告誡, 警告, 責備…
in Russian журить…
in Turkish hafif bir dille azarlamak, uyarmak, ikaz etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 告诫, 警告, 责备…
in Polish upominać…
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